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  Category: Department of Labor


Unemployment Benefits Will Decrease By $600 Per Week After August 1, 2020

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Thursday, July 30, 2020, Wilmington, Delaware. The Delaware Department of Labor releases public notification to inform all Delawareans currently receiving Unemployment Insurance Benefits, that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program ended on July 25, 2020.   Due to the rise in unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress authorized a […]




The Delaware Department of Labor Issues Guidelines for Employers and Employees Regarding Returning to Work.

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

For Immediate Release July 22, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) –  PHASE 2 of Governor John Carney’s Economic Reopening plan began on June 15, 2020. During this rolling reopening of the state’s economy, the restrictions put in place by Governor Carney in March 2020 to reduce the spread of […]




Delaware Department of Labor Announces Additional Extended Benefits for Unemployment

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

  For Immediate Release July 20, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – The Delaware Department of Labor announced today that Delaware has already begun offering the Federal-State Extended Benefits program for those who have exhausted their previous unemployment benefits.   Delaware’s most recent insured unemployment rate (IUR) exceeded the […]




DE Dept. of Labor Disburses Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Friday, May 29, 2020: Wilmington, DE: The Delaware Department of Labor, in its effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, reached another milestone this week by paying the first Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims to eligible Delawareans. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program provides benefits for independent contractors and self-employed workers in the state […]




The DE Dept. of Labor Releases Fraud Prevention Guidelines

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release Thursday, May 28, 2020. Wilmington, DE The Delaware Department of Labor releases Fraud Prevention guidelines for employers and claimants to protect against identity theft and fraud involving unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Over the past few weeks, several states have reported incidents of identity theft and payment fraud regarding […]







  Category: Department of Labor


Unemployment Benefits Will Decrease By $600 Per Week After August 1, 2020

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- Thursday, July 30, 2020, Wilmington, Delaware. The Delaware Department of Labor releases public notification to inform all Delawareans currently receiving Unemployment Insurance Benefits, that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program ended on July 25, 2020.   Due to the rise in unemployment resulting from the COVID-19 global pandemic, Congress authorized a […]




The Delaware Department of Labor Issues Guidelines for Employers and Employees Regarding Returning to Work.

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

For Immediate Release July 22, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) –  PHASE 2 of Governor John Carney’s Economic Reopening plan began on June 15, 2020. During this rolling reopening of the state’s economy, the restrictions put in place by Governor Carney in March 2020 to reduce the spread of […]




Delaware Department of Labor Announces Additional Extended Benefits for Unemployment

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

  For Immediate Release July 20, 2020 Contact: Kenneth Briscoe Director of Communications Kenneth.Briscoe@delaware.gov   (Wilmington, DE) – The Delaware Department of Labor announced today that Delaware has already begun offering the Federal-State Extended Benefits program for those who have exhausted their previous unemployment benefits.   Delaware’s most recent insured unemployment rate (IUR) exceeded the […]




DE Dept. of Labor Disburses Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Payments

Department of Labor | Date Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Friday, May 29, 2020: Wilmington, DE: The Delaware Department of Labor, in its effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, reached another milestone this week by paying the first Pandemic Unemployment Assistance claims to eligible Delawareans. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program provides benefits for independent contractors and self-employed workers in the state […]




The DE Dept. of Labor Releases Fraud Prevention Guidelines

Department of Labor | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020

  For Immediate Release Thursday, May 28, 2020. Wilmington, DE The Delaware Department of Labor releases Fraud Prevention guidelines for employers and claimants to protect against identity theft and fraud involving unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Over the past few weeks, several states have reported incidents of identity theft and payment fraud regarding […]